Former mayor of Longview dies at 89

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Former mayor of Longview and businessman Louis Galosy died Tuesday.

Galosy, 89, died in Longview and is survived by his wife, Jane Eley Cunningham, according to Rader Funeral Home.

Galosy served as the mayor in the 1980s and early 1990s and was a civic leader in the community. He was born May 26, 1923 in St. Louis. In 1942, Galosy enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during World War II as a Navy pilot until 1946.

He later served in the Korean War from 1950 to 1952 as a Navy pilot, according to his obituary.

A family service will be held under the direction of Rader Funeral Home.


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